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    Removed and cleaned the throttle body today on my 2.2 petrol; just wanted to say what a nice easy job it is to do, gave it a good old clean out, new gasket and all torqued back down and car seemed to tick over a tad better at least for today anyway!!
    Cheers pete

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    Well done Pete, did you sort the oil filter cap removal the other week ok? ................

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    Yes I did mate , bought the removal tool off Ebay, although haven't used it yet as the car was due for warranty service, in which they changed oil , filter etc , but with the tool will save me messing around with 32mm spanner, which as you can imagine is quite large!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by old cruiser View Post
    Yes I did mate , bought the removal tool off Ebay, although haven't used it yet as the car was due for warranty service, in which they changed oil , filter etc , but with the tool will save me messing around with 32mm spanner, which as you can imagine is quite large!!
    Cheers Pete
    Well done m8, I always prefer the correct tool for the job where possible .....

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    Absolutely mate, couldn't agree with you more.
    Cheers Pete

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    I went outside and cleaned my throttle body!! OMG what a difference and as OC said a doddle to do.

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    Cleaned mine yesterday. Shocked at how much difference it made.

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